The story of country musics greatest star who died at the age of 29. This article is about why Hank Williams and Country Music still do not get the respect they reserve from the arts estabishment. Topics: Hank Williams, Country Music, Nashville, Grand Old Opry, Joe Postove
The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee that has presented the biggest stars of that genre. Founded on November 28, 1925 by George D. Hay as a one-hour radio "barn dance" on WSM, it is also among the longest-running broadcasts in history Topics: Old Time Radio, Grand Old Opry, Grand Ole Opry, Musical Programs, ccmrtv, CCMR TV
A filmed mid-1950s country music show. Includes a variety of styles of country music, plus a poorly-filmed square dancing segment. My regular DVD ripper wouldn't rip the disc properly, so I had to use a different ripper, hence the high amount of compression (which I cannot fix). Topics: Classic TV, Television, Grand Old Opry, Country music, Pop music, Popular music, 1950s
Duo formed in 1920's from Elkmont,AL in impoverished area of lower Appalachian Mountains. Brothers Alton and Rabon Delmore were with "The Grand Old Opry" from 1932 until 1939 when a dispute with management led to their leaving the show. Shows are on Archive by an antique radio show group which has a more extensive biography. Alton was born in 1906 and died in 1964 in Huntsville AL. Rabon was born in 1916 and died in 1952 in Athens AL. Both played fiddles and guitars. They moved to... Topics: Daddy G's Memory Music, Daddy G, Delmore Brothers, Alton and Rabon Delmore, 1920's, Grand Old Opry,...